Clotho is the daughter of Erebus and Nyx and as a result, sister to Hypnos and Thanatos. Her well known sisters are Lachesis and Atropos, together they are the three Fates, goddesses of fate and destiny. Clotho weaves the threads beginning all life. Her Roman Equivalent is Nona, who was believed to be a daughter of Uranus and Gaia. Clotho is depicted as a young maiden.